New York, NY – On Saturday, November 12, Khan’s Tutorial (KT) hosted its third Annual Achievement Awards Ceremony at the Milton G. Bassin Performing Arts Center at York College. Khan’s celebrated students in their Common Core Program who received single 4s and double 4s on their ELA and Math Common Core Citywide/Statewide Exams. Khan’s also celebrated students in their High School Achievement Program who achieved exceptional scores on their SAT & Regents Exams.
In 2016, Khan’s Tutorial had 537 students score perfect 4/4s on their Common Core exams – 291 students scored double 4s and 246 students scored a single 4. A score of 4/4 means that these students met and excelled beyond the standards set for elementary and junior high school students. This puts KT students amongst the top 17.8% of students who scored a 4 on their 2016 Math exam and the top 11.8% of all NYS students who scored a 4 on their 2016 ELA exam. In terms of students in KT’s High School Achievement Program, 84 students had competitive scores on their SAT or Regents exam.
“This is the third annual KT Achievement Awards Ceremony and I am amazed to see the number of students celebrating with us grow each year. We are not only celebrating our students perfect scores this year but also the countless days each week that families dedicate to their child’s education. Finally, I’d like to thank the Quality Managers who contribute their weekends to Khan’s mission to improve student test scores and educate for life,” said Director of Common Core, Nadia Hossain.
“I am extremely proud of our High School Achievement Program. Our Instructors, Quality Managers, and Directors have lead our students and their families to success, opening doors to top colleges and universities with scholarships & significant financial aid,” said the Director of High School Achievement Program, Ms. Tasneem Imam Khan.
Amongst the honored guests were:
Congresswoman Grace Meng
Community Organizer & Special Representative, Office of Comptroller Scott M. Stringer – Aliya Latif
Queens Regional Representative, Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo – Hersh Parekh, Esq.
Hon. Ambassador Momen
Hon. Consul General Ahsan
Director of Scholastica, Bangladesh- Mrs. Wasima Parveen
While Khan’s honored these elected officials and community leaders, Khan’s was also presented with a Commendation from the office of Comptroller Scott Stringer and a Citation from the Office of Assemblywoman Pamela Harris. Additionally, Khan’s recognized several Quality Managers for their outstanding work in education.
“We are proud to see our Common Core program grow and improve every year. Our fantastic team of Quality Managers & Instructors have worked tirelessly with our students and their families to help every student reach their academic potential and ultimately achieve outstanding scores, “said Dr. Ivan Khan, CEO & President of Khan’s Tutorial.
With 10 locations in the outer boroughs of New York City, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and in the Jackson Heights, Jamaica, Astoria, Ozone Park, and Floral Park neighborhoods of Queens, Khan’s Tutorial primarily serves in assisting families in low-income, new immigrant neighborhoods. Over 2,217 students have gained admission to New York City’s Specialized High Schools and through Khan’s Tutorial since its inception in 1994.